Pennsylvanian System Stratotype in the Kanawha Formation of West Virginia (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: West Virginia (38.0° N, 81.0° W: paleocoordinates 19.2° S, 29.0° W)

When: Mississippian (358.9 - 323.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: coal and shale

Collection methods: Collection examined during the summer of 1974.

Primary reference: W. H. Gillespie and H. W. Pfefferkorn. 1976. Plant Fossils in Early & Middle Parts of the Proposed Pennsylvanian System Stratotype in West Virginia. G.S.A. Field Trip Guidebook No. 3 [R. Gastaldo/J. Allen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taphonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 12984: authorized by Robert Gastaldo, entered by Jonathan Allen on 14.01.2002

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Neuropteris gigantea
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"Neuropteris gigantea" = Paripteris gigantea
"Neuropteris gigantea" = Paripteris gigantea Sternberg 1825
Neuropteridae
  - Neuropteridae
Linopteris sp. Presl 1838
 Radiatopses - Medullosaceae
Equisetopsida
 Sphenophyllales -
Pteropsida
 Filicinae -
Pecopteris sp. Brongniart 1822